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Gridded climatology locations (1/16th degree): North American extent


Authors: Ben Livneh
Owners: Christina Bandaragoda
Resource type: Geographic Feature (ESRI Shapefiles)
Storage: The size of this resource is 35.4 MB
Created: Jan 18, 2017 at 12:08 a.m.
Last updated: Jan 18, 2017 at 12:14 a.m. by Christina Bandaragoda
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Abstract

The coordinates for grid center points have been converted into an ESRI point shapefile, with numbering consistent for downloading of this data set:
Livneh B., T.J. Bohn, D.S. Pierce, F. Munoz-Ariola, B. Nijssen, R. Vose, D. Cayan, and L.D. Brekke, 2015: A spatially comprehensive, hydrometeorological data set for Mexico, the U.S., and southern Canada 1950-2013, Nature Scientific Data, 2, 150042, doi:10.1038/sdata.2015.42.

Available at: ftp://livnehpublicstorage.colorado.edu/public/Livneh.2015.NAmer.Dataset/

Subject Keywords

Resource Level Coverage

Spatial

Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
North Latitude
0.0005°
East Longitude
-127.4893°
South Latitude
0.0001°
West Longitude
-127.4898°

Content

Resource Specific

Geometry Information
Geometry Type POINT
Feature Count 333579
Spatial Reference
Coordinate Reference SystemNAD_1927_UTM_Zone_10N
DatumNorth_American_Datum_1927
UnitMeter
Coordinate StringPROJCS["NAD_1927_UTM_Zone_10N", GEOGCS["GCS_North_American_1927", DATUM["North_American_Datum_1927", SPHEROID["Clarke_1866",6378206.4,294.9786982]], PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0], UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]], PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"], PARAMETER["False_Easting",500000.0], PARAMETER["False_Northing",0.0], PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",-123.0], PARAMETER["Scale_Factor",0.9996], PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Origin",0.0], UNIT["Meter",1.0], VERTCS["Unknown VCS", VDATUM["Unknown"], PARAMETER["Vertical_Shift",0.0], PARAMETER["Direction",1.0], UNIT["User_Defined_Unit",0.1]]]

Extent

North52.96875
East-67.03125
South14.65625
West-124.96875
Field Information
Name Type Width Precision
Lat Real 16 6
Long Real 16 6
Elev Real 16 6

How to Cite

Livneh, B. (2017). Gridded climatology locations (1/16th degree): North American extent, HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/ef2d82bf960144b4bfb1bae6242bcc7f

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